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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 90° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.58 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.50 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.51 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.1"5.91 miWest0° 22' 34.4"25.85 miSouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 00' South, Longitude: 66° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.55 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.0"996.53 miWest0° 10' 26.5"11.96 miSouth996.41 mi
24 hours11° 51' 49.3"814.52 miEast4° 00' 26.8"275.41 miSouth855.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:00 Noon748 km465 miles404 nmSouth S
MasayaSat 12:00 Noon839 km521 miles453 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:00 Noon844 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 12:00 Noon845 km525 miles456 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 12:00 Noon886 km550 miles478 nmNorth N
San MiguelSat 12:00 Noon888 km551 miles479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaSat 12:00 Noon912 km567 miles493 nmNorth N
EscuintlaSat 12:00 Noon941 km584 miles508 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 12:00 Noon975 km606 miles526 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:00 Noon987 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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